Thursday February 18, 1971

US date format: 2/18/1971, UK date format: 18/2/1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jean-Paul Bruwier and E Roger Mitchell. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. One Brief Summer, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Holidays

  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

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Movies

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One Brief Summer

One Brief Summer

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Felicity Gibson, Clifford Evans, Jennifer Hilary, Jan Holden

Max et les ferrailleurs

Max et les ferrailleurs

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Danielle Durou, Alain Belard, Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Directed by: Norman Lear

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Percy

Percy

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Elke Sommer, Britt Ekland

The Night Visitor

The Night Visitor

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard, Liv Ullmann, Per Oscarsson

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TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Longstreet

Longstreet

Rock Masters: Neil Young in Concert

Rock Masters: Neil Young in Concert

Starring: Neil Young

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Keromar

Keromar

Matlock Police

Matlock Police

Days to next February 18

If February 18, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 23 days.
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Books

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The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

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A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Videogames

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Star Trek

Star Trek

Platform: originally SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Platform: Android; Apple II, iOS, Macintosh; BlackBerry; Commodore 64; DOS; Facebook; Java ME; Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, Wii; Windows, Mobile, Phone 7

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Gameloft


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